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    Re: New Tabac fragrance coming "Craftsman"

    Any basenoters got their sniffer on this?
  2. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Had a proper go at Neroli Woods Banana Republic - blows raspberry - regretted it - has a sweet cheap smelling thing going on here that I cannae get on with.

    Was really out to try Boucheron PH &...
  3. Re: Super popular super hyped releases that you haven't tried?

    Lots!
    Of the most accessible ones TF and Creeds.
    TV, TL, OW.... Aventus....
    Not too fussed though, don't feel like I've missed out
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    It is nice, I remember it being a "keep sniffing wrist" kinda frag. Your descriptions are real good "dirty vanilla " "gourmand punk" are spot on.
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    Re: Anyone else almost NEVER receive compliments?

    Lol!
    I find rather than compliments, when someone likes your scent, they're more likely to start up a conversation with you. I don't know, compliment is bypassed, conversation is started. A little...
  6. Thread: Layerer's Lounge

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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    Sounds good this
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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  8. Re: Thinking of mixing with fragrance in my 10ml decant ,yay or nay?

    Lol I ain't had the best experience physically mixing frags.
    Probably a better chance with the same frag as you want to try.
    Perhaps layering the frags will give the best results? I.e 2 spray old,...
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    Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I think from reviews there's ( isn't there always!) two camps, "is what it is good" and "vintage is better"

    I had my eye seriously on the new bottle like you say exceptional value, and then won a...
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    Re: Latest Caron for Men - Nuit Fraiche!

    Interesting.
    It's not a flanker of Nuit is it, if so I never knew there was a Nuit
    "Fresh woody" fills me with less enthusiasm ��
  11. Re: Name a scent that smells even better when you overspray it

    Agree with scientologist, used to be much more restrained, 2/3 sprays. Been upping the wattage recently.
    Chanel PM, Armani Eau, Yatagan, Worth, Dunhill all seem to have no negative effects at...
  12. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

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    Re: One choice for...Vol II

    - Winter in Madrid: Bel Ami
    - Second date: Yatagan ( after 1st date Worth PH)
    - A party in L.A.: Giorgio BH Men
    - Important meeting: Chanel PM
    - After hours in a city that you dont know: LIDGE
  14. Re: Azzaro pour homme,which one should I buy? Pic below

    Latest iteration ain't half bad :)
  15. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    @crashtestbrummie
    Woah! Dropped it like some hot sh*t
    Literary equivalent of a round house that was!
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Polo connoisseurs will put this right and know much better,
    The 2013 one had had, as Chuck says 'stunk'. Now with more experience of oak moss (chanel PM, aramis 900, armani Eau and some real...
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    Re: Your best and worst blind buys?

    Best: Worth PH
    Worst: Adam Levine
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Guerlain Vetiver - always a pleasure.
  19. Re: Classic Barbershop Smell without smelling like old man...possible?

    Just wearing in the RG I got not so long ago and it's darn good.
    And seems like it fits "Classic Barbershop Smell without smelling like old man" securely.
    As would Azzaro PH.
    Now I see Lalique PH...
  20. Chevignon for Men, Cerruti 1881, Lanvin Homme, Lanvin Oxygene, Atkinsons Vintage Bottle...

    Clearout time!


    Chevignon by Chevignon - Eau de Toilette
    Approx 35ml of 100ml remains.
    No lid or box, however despatched well packaged for you.
    Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class signed...
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Also agree testers often smell better.
    I was wary that they prolly use better juice or higher concentration in them to boost sales.
    Lol then I thought, they're probably well matured and thus...
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Theres passion on both sides, but I agree latest 2018/9 are doing just fine! I also pretty much always decant to an atomiser whether it true or not (stoner science!) I feel it moves frags along...
  23. Re: Best Ultra Cheap Beastmodes - Fresh, Clean & Masculine, Shower gel vibe.

    Drakkar Noir says beast showergel to me.
    Azzaro Chrome for a 'modern ' version of clean beast shower
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Your probably tired of me harping on about it but Worth PH has me smitten! Kicks major *ss! Close to "the one" as I've come across in the last 5yrs.
  25. Thread: No-Buy August

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    Re: No-Buy August

    Lol sort of, been consciously been cutting back, both for financial and 'work through' stuff reasons. Having a bit if a purge after a few days of 'get rid of everything keep ONE' rumination...
  26. Thread: Mix

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    Re: Mix

    I've considered this!
    And I do think Paco PH is a good one to later with stuff.
    Recently I tried Versace Dreamer (indifferent to it) with a spray of Lalique Hommage and was kinda blown away!
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    Re: Today I bought August 2019

    Another backup of vintage Worth PH.
    Still haven't tried the latest version, will pick up at some point.
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    Re: Best citrus note for summer - your preference

    From what I'm currently diggin' ,(old school
    and eau cologne type frags) would have to be lemon ( chanel PM, armani Eau, guerlain vetiver etc)
    Agree orange is tough to get right . TdH does to...
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    Re: The poster this forum misses the most is ...

    Yikes ! I enjoyed the candid and energy!
    I did consider making a thread but I thought that might not be forum etiquette etc!
    Cant remember the full saying but a wise person once told me that...
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    Re: The poster this forum misses the most is ...

    What happened to Shemellie?
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    Re: Does chest hair increase longevity?

    A spray of Jacomo will put hairs on your chest :)
    Aside, I'm certain I've read on numerous occassions and fromdiffereny sources that yes hair will retain frags and thus(!) increase longevity.
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    Re: Best Automobile Brand Masculine Fragrances

    Surprise emoticon + nodding appreciatively emoticon
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Rive Gauche
    I keep thinking Azzaro PH !? Even had to double check I had labelled the atomisers correctly.
    Tidy stuff so it is.
    Lol I think the wasps are enjoying it to as I'm being accosted...
  34. Re: Does anyone remember Neal's Yard in Covent Garden London & their lovely colognes?

    I did pop in once to ask if they did fragrances and it was a negative. Might pop by again see what's gwan n tings :)
  35. Re: A question for those like me who can't afford to buy niche perfumes.

    Hear! Hear! Checkout my wardrobe - current, samples and used to own - most are light on the wallet and are pretty great!
    If it came down to a critical my best house I'd likely go Lalique - second...
  36. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    Nothing has offended me so much really that I regret with a passion so Drawn in 1st-5th position is...
    Adam Levine for Men. Kinda nothing but comes of smelling bad prolly due to poor ingredients or...
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    Re: Your most worn July 2019

    Forgive if this is a silly question
    How come some lists have more than the days in a month?
    Can you add more than one scent to SOTD at a time?
    Ty!
  38. Thread: Neroli Fragrances

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    Re: Neroli Fragrances

    Dunhill Icon - formal
    Ferrari Bright Neroli - laid back with some flora
  39. Thread: Wedding Scents?

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    Re: Wedding Scents?

    Lots of great suggestions already.
    For somereason whenever a wedding thread comesup - Lanvin Homme come to my mind along with crisp pressed shirts and pocket sqaures! :)
  40. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Haha cool yes :thumbsup:- I seem to be going big wish the first few squirts of new FB's to 1. Not get that "huh this don't smell like nuffin' " feeling and 2. to get some air in :)
  41. Re: Always bought Eau Sauvage EDT. Is the EDP as good or better? Does it keep original character?

    This is true.
    Parfum is sweeter - almost vanillic - I got lemon bon bon from it - much prefer the EDT for crisp aromatics. More herbal is the EDT. Don't get caught out than miffed like I did...
  42. Re: I really like forests. Does Knize Forest actually smell like a forest ?

    How about Polo about as green as they come!
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    Re: Your most worn July 2019

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  44. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Patrick Cologne
    Wowser! First time with this and sprayed liberally
    Initial thoughts, big green opening reminiscent of Paco PH.whilst that is calming down I get a slight peak at Worth Pour Homme,...
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    Re: can someone please explain Habit Rouge to me?

    Definitely "dandy" and for a man who has interests and tastes in the past (not a bad thing) and also to consider probably before a 'masculine ' type of fragrance was cast in 20th century prior to...
  46. Re: Very very begginer, need help finding something spicey and Woody.

    Yatagan by Caron perhaps - resiny woodsy aromatic - acclaimed as a blasting masculine,I feel it can easily be rocked by either.
    Dirty English - spicy warm boozy cozy ?
  47. Re: Yatagan or Gucci Guilty Absolute Pour Homme EDP ?

    Yatagan
    I remember someones description on BN or other website "like chopping wood, whilst dressed in a tux"!!
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    Re: Best cheap lavender-dominated men's fragrances

    +1 on these two!
    CPUH is a must (try)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    This thread is most particularly applicable today than ever, since I had around 5ml of Worth PH split on me - and it's goooooood :)
  50. Re: If you had to have 5ml of juice split on you...

    Aye carumba! :laugh:

    Haha fair play :thumbsup:
  51. If you had to have 5ml of juice split on you...

    What'd it be!!?
    My trusted atomisers, which have never bust, out of the few hundred I've dealt with(!), gave way! Unusually, the base of the glass just dropped out!
    5ml of Vintage Worth PH duly...
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    Re: How does it make you feel?

    Thought I was mistaken
    I thought I heard your words...
  53. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Blind buy - looking forward to it :)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Thick and lush. An orchestra and journey. And a bit of old lady handbag but hey!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Giorgio Beverley Hills fo' Men
    Much cooler here today and fancied something with, as Saul says, "gravitas"!!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Get well sooner 👍

    Today... 4711 is licking the heat and humidity deftly :)
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    Re: UK Summer Scorcher - What are You Wearing?

    4711 - lol 2ml of 10ml atomiser already liberally applied
  58. Re: Just received 3 new colognes, paco rabanne pH, Dunhill for men1934, and zino davidoff

    Top selection :) Enjoy!
  59. Re: Anyone else bored with 'masculine', summer-y, fresh citrus scents?

    1. With limited blue fresh experience I have to kinda agree - "smelt one, smelt 'em all" kinda - Polo Blue & Lanvin Oxygene I experienced and yes they do get mono-boring sharpish!

    2. Go you!

    3....
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance house

    Got some time for Lalique I have.
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    Re: UK Summer Scorcher - What are You Wearing?

    Tuesday I doused in Armani Eau PH - cologne like in performance and I ddin't mind topping up every two hrs - cause its pretty darn good.
    Wednesday I thought i'd trial Carven Vintage Vetiver -...
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    Re: Question about Chanel Pour Monsier

    Interestingly I spritzed away at a store yesterday - mostly disappeared within an hr - yet today going back to the card - very distinctly oakmoss. So odd - no other impressions - like a dab of...
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    Re: Help me find my summer fragrances

    Have you tried THE classic Guerlain Vetiver - that'd be a great summer wear that stays classy and classical.
    Dunhill Icon - a bit formal - but ideal for daily office wear.
  64. Re: How do you determine if a fragrance is Full Bottle worthy?

    Often blind (but researched) buys, so lol I guess my criterion bar is low! If I don't really get on with something, I take a decant for collections sake and sell the bottle on!

    Edit
    If I'm eager...
  65. Re: I want my morning scent cloud to hang around all day, darn it

    Under shirt belly sprays are great for all day wafts !
    Oh and atomisers are your friend!👍
  66. Re: The Ralph Lauren Supreme Polo line is a bit of an underrated gem...isn't it?

    Glad they're working for you!
    I'm often interested in this line, though gather that performance is lacking?
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    We're in the midst of a 'heatwave' 30c+ I the UK, so wanted to give some of these a run in heat.
    Carven (Original) Vetiver, enjoy it a lot , though peculiarly for a vetiver it's not ideal in heat....
  68. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Lol yes, its past 30 degrees(C) here and in the UK that means people go bonkers!
  69. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Reaching 20 sprays Armani Eau with atomiser in hand :)
  70. Re: Your the 'average joe' which two frags do you live with for the rest of your life?

    Spring summer - Polo Blue or something similarly ubiquitous and 'pedestrian' ��
    Autumn Winter- something like YSL Nuit Homme again for its generic 'attractiveness'
    That's why Joe wears frags...
  71. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Carven Homme - nice enough
    Cacharel Pour Homme - nice enough leaning old school how I like - heavy on the clove spiciness, didn't stick around.
  72. Re: Civet. Please explain this note, and share your favorite fragrance that features it up front.

    Givenchy Gentleman
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Do you blind buy fragrances

    Truth
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Do you blind buy fragrances

    Witness.
    This and that a lot of the stuff I'm interested is not readily available in B&M stores or for sampling.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Blistering hot today. Armani Eau is refreshing in a cologne way. Also in that I'm topping up every couple of hours 😀
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    Re: Tell me about the last compliment you received

    1) The fragrance you were wearing - Lalique
    2) The situation you were in - Road trip car share with acquaintances & friends to Paris
    3) Who made the compliment - Acquaintance -
    4) How long ago...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Haha chuffed thank you
    Hoping to get all iterations , just missing the latest version and a all blue box short ingredients list one
    Currently have original grey stripe box & paisley box
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

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  79. Re: Do you prefer having one signature fragrance or having a small collection to choose from?

    Truth! Like cycles of addiction(!) - I feel right now I'm on the verge of a purge/cessation of use of a variety of frags and am actively pursuing 'the one' :) Worth Pour Homme is coming close.
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    Re: Sung homme anyone?

    Sounds good! I'm pretty enamoured with Worth PH ( citrus, soap, fuzzy greens - fir - leather) - you reckon I'd swoon for Sung Homme?
    Been on the radar for ages - most descriptions paint it...
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    Re: I'm stuck in men's fragrance purgatory

    Lalique Hommage a l'Homme perhaps - quite enigmatic - I personally can't seem to pin it down!
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    Re: Best male Oriental

    Halfeti rocks some socks
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    Re: Avon Tribute - what should this smell like?

    Cheers thank you
    I picked this up a while back and am unsure whether its turned?
    I'm just getting a soapiness, no more no less!?
    ZC?
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    Avon Tribute - what should this smell like?

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    What should this A/S smell like?
    Ty��
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    Re: What NEXT? Suggestions desired!

    I see no Lalique's in your wardrobe!
    Lalique Homme - deliciously beautiful and well above average in performance
    Lalique - Hommage a l'Homme - unique - subtler in performance than above - but...
  86. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Ooomph!
    Lol I got 0.5ml that I'm guarding with my life!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Often wonder about this so thank you !
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    Re: Fougère Starter Pack of 8. Your picks?

    +1 fuel for the passionate fire of my perfume desire!
  90. Re: Do you sometimes smell alcohol from your initial sprays?

    Wouldnae worry about it
    I get that to very briefly from some
  91. Re: Recommendation for someone who LOVES Tuscan Leather

    +1 AdP Leather
    Gucci Guilty Absolute perhaps
    P.S I get a bad *ss petrol leather from Worth Poir Homme Aftershave spray (old grey stripe box) , plus not much effort to find and reasonably priced.
  92. Re: Armani Eau Pour Homme , 89% Volume Vintage ......

    Wisdom!
  93. Thread: "e" mark

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    Re: "e" mark

    Same!
    Thanks beautiful people :)
  94. Re: Armani Eau Pour Homme , 89% Volume Vintage ......

    Congrats on the find! Lol kinda green as my recent purchase of a new AEPH was underwhelming - performance like a cologne - although can't knock its scent - diamond!
    Lol warning - I used 1ml of...
  95. Thread: "e" mark

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    "e" mark

    Lol following my post on when the 'short' ingredients lists on frags ended ( 2003/4 thank you basenoters!), just wondering when the "e" was introduced?
    Cheers dears :)
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    Re: Oakmoss essential oil

    I guess there's some basenoters that could point you in the right direction in the Fragrance DIY part of the forum? :thumbsup:
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    Re: Most enigmatic fragrance

    Lol I'm going today to have a butcher's hook!
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    Re: "Best" masculine-appropriate Amber frangrance?

    Ambre Sultan I felt leaned a bit too Femme for me. Though I repeat the unsaid mantra that everyone's experiences and opinions are very much valid :)
  99. Thread: Death

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    Re: Death

    OMS is just plain scary!
  100. Thread: Death

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    Re: Death

    Sometimes get a gothy vibe from Pour Lui. I think it's the florals given a "dark-wash", like that Ophelia painting.
    Black orchid I guess somewhat too.
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